Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

U.S. college students face COVID-19-related stressors

Financial hardship and bereavement are particularly important stressors tied to psychological distress among college students during the pandemic, according to a study published in the Oct. 1 issue of the Journal of Affective ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Most British COVID-19 mourners suffer PTSD symptoms

More than eight out of 10 British people who are seeking support for having lost a loved one to COVID-19 reported alarming post traumatic stress disorder symptoms, new Curtin University-led research has found.

Psychology & Psychiatry

U.S. teen suicides up during pandemic

Suicides among U.S. teens rose during the pandemic, according to a research letter published online April 25 in JAMA Pediatrics.

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Grief is a multi-faceted response to loss, particularly to the loss of someone or something to which a bond was formed. Although conventionally focused on the emotional response to loss, it also has physical, cognitive, behavioral, social, and philosophical dimensions. While the terms are often used interchangeably, bereavement refers to the state of loss, and grief is the reaction to loss.

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